Book your wine tour today and start tasting! You'll also enjoy a gourmet lunch and the chance to sample unique jams, mustards and chutneys. April 05, 2014 Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia Travel and Tourism Information - Home The Annapolis Valley Located along Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy. A final Pines amenity is the Stanley Thompson-designed championship golf course. Time your visit to be there for big cat feeding time to see them interact with their owners who hand-raised them. Located in a former five-and-dime store, it produces fresh, small-batch cider from local apples — free of sugar, artificial flavours or colouring. The valley has fertile soil that is protected on both sides from cold and unfavorable winds by mountains.
Modern hospital facilties for the area are 15 minutes away in Kentville, and there is a part-time medical clinic in Wolfville. George's Cross and the Scottish St. The bakery is basically funky food and to-die-for desserts. This former sea captain's mansion has 31 rooms and suites and lunch and dinner service for the public. Other times, you could even find blues icon Morgan Davis performing.
This was a wonderful and very informative tour. It started up in 1984 and utilizes hydro-energy released by the tidal rise, which is the highest in the world. In addition, the more this page is used, the more we will promote Annapolis Valley to other Inspirock users. Further to the east, geographically speaking, is part of the Avon River Valley. The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens are divided by theme to represent different eras. The country-side is beautiful, the people were very friendly and accommodating, and the history is fascinating.
Providing Nova Scotia tourism and travel information since 1996. We collected the majority of metadata history records for Valleytourism. Thank you Lila and the great people we met along the way! Some are lakes and some are ocean, so there is really something for everyone. Dine in our air-conditioned, full-menu restaurant that features fresh local seafood. Located on the Bay of Fundy, this fun-filled adventure was named a Canadian Signature Experience! It's like a village fête with fresh food, handicrafts, art, antiques and entertainment. The Annapolis Valley measures approximately 126 km from Digby and the Annapolis Basin in the west to Wolfville and the Minas Basin in the east, spanning the counties of Digby, Annapolis and Kings.
Popular with both tourists and locals, the boardwalk offers a beautiful view of the harbour and is lined with restaurants, bars, food stalls, shops, and plenty of seating areas. Scott Munn Wolfville is the epicentre of Nova Scotia's wine region. Though the British later destroyed Port-Royal, this Nova Scotia region is still rich in tourist attractions such as historic sites, forts, and gardens. There are several beaches right on the basin where you can wiggle your toes in the sand and watch the tide come in. To break up the boredom of the winter of 1606, Champlain founded a dining club there, the Ordre de Bon Temps Order of Good Cheer , with members providing fresh game. The Grand Pré National Historic Site is in memory of the deported Acadian settlers.
Today, the Valley's rolling fertile fields also include more than 20 types of grapes and an emerging wine industry. Sample some bubbly here and learn about the vineyards' organic farming practices. On the next block, bookending the town's quirky variety store, is the Country Nook Café, a hole-in-the-wall place that does great soups and sandwiches, and the two-holes-in-the-wall-sized and diner-like Fort Anne Café. In the late spring, all summer and in the early fall there's a lively farmers' and traders' market on Saturdays. Outside Annapolis Royal, about ten kilometers to the north, this tidal power station is the first of its kind in North America. There is a Governor's Residence, a Priest's House, a smithy and a room in which First Nations people used to barter their furs for European goods.
Citadel National Historic Site Courtesy of Destination Halifax Cape Breton Highlands National Park With 26 hiking and walking trails, six beaches, eight campgrounds, and waterfalls, a visit to the Cape Breton National Park provides a great trip. Annapolis Valley The Bay of Fundy Home to the highest recorded tides in the world, a visit to the Bay of Fundy is a must. In May, when the apple trees are in blossom, the valley is a wonderful sight. From fishing to farming, the Annapolis Valley offers plenty to see and do. The other significant number is 21: That's how many cafés, restaurants and bars there are in Wolfville — a place so food-obsessed that even the Wool 'n Tart yarn shop has a lunch service.
The area is abundant in marine mammals, seabird wildlife, but our most valued treasure is the friendliness and warmth of the people. Annapolis Bay is situated north of Halifax in Nova Scotia. The menu is whatever is on the blackboard that day. But in 1755, the English drove out the Acadians, destroying their homes, taking cattle and parceling the land out to colonists from New England. Explore the trip on your own or go with one of the many tour companies, such as the Wolfville Magic Winery Bus.